Reworking 101: In Reward of Wall-Mounted Taps

Because the fixture is supported by the plumbing pipes, somewhat than the wall, common backer board for tiling (that’s, a steady waterproof board) ought to suffice, says Connolly. And it doesn’t matter what kind of backsplash you may have. Whereas it’s often tile, you may also set up the faucet on a wall with waterproof paint and even on stone slab.

What else do you have to take into account when putting in a wall-mounted faucet?

With all these measurements, it’s finest to have an expert set up a wall-mounted faucet. It begins with the plumber putting in the pipes, which should be in positioned so the faucet shall be centered over the spot the place the sink shall be. “As soon as you put in the plumbing, you’ll be able to’t transfer it,” says Connolly. “Properly, possibly by half an inch, however not sufficient to make a distinction if it’s actually out of whack.” For the subsequent step, the cabinetmaker measures the place the plumbing tough is put in in order that they know precisely the place the sink cupboard must go.

And in case your backsplash is tile, there’s one other element that needs to be attended to:

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